News About: Lisa Cropp

Cropp Guilty But Escapes Drug Ban

Cropp Guilty But Escapes Drug Ban

14 Dec, 2011

As expected jockey Lisa Cropp has avoided further penalty after returning a positive result to a banned drug on Oaks Day in November.

Cropp was pulled out of riding obligations last Wednesday and barred from all other rides up until yesterday’s hearing.

She was found guilty of testing positive to zopiclone, a common treatment for …

Judgement Day For Lisa Cropp

Judgement Day For Lisa Cropp

13 Dec, 2011

Lisa Cropp will know today what penalty, if any, she receives as a result of testing positive to a banned substance last week.

The drug zopiclone was found in her system, a medication commonly used for people suffering from insomnia.

Cropp’s reason for having the drug was just that and she is able to present …

Cropp Caught Napping With Positive Test

Cropp Caught Napping With Positive Test

8 Dec, 2011

A forgetful Lisa Cropp has paid dearly for a mistake of failing to inform stewards of the prescription medicine she was taking.

Cropp tasted positive to a random swab on Oaks day during the Melbourne Cup Carnival with those results coming back to bite her this week.

Not only was she rubbed out of her …

African Pulse a minor upset

African Pulse a minor upset

1 Nov, 2011

Mike Moroney and Lisa Cropp will go into today’s Melbourne Cup with their spirits up.

The Kiwi trainer and jockey combination, with Glass Harmonium in the Cup, had a success taster when African Pulse topple the in-form Karuta Queen to win the Schweppes Tonic 1000m at Flemington just two hours away from the Cup.

Karuta …

Glass Harmonium Ready For 3,200m Melbourne Cup Test

Glass Harmonium Ready For 3,200m Melbourne Cup Test

31 Oct, 2011

Trainer Michael Moroney is asking people not to discount Glass Harmonium for tomorrow’s Melbourne Cup, despite him being untested over more than 2,400 metres.

Glass Harmonium won the 2,000 metre Mackinnon Stakes last Saturday and the 3,200 metres of the Cup will be a big jump up for the five-year-old.

With the exception of a …

Lacy Keeps Plenty Of Faith In Perfect Pecs

Lacy Keeps Plenty Of Faith In Perfect Pecs

5 Jul, 2011

Trainer Rick Hore-Lacy is hoping Perfect Pecs develops into a fine stayer

Perfect Pecs has had a couple of easy weeks but now it’s time for him to really step up according to trainer Rick Hore-Lacy.

He races at Sandown tomorrow in the fourth run of what has so far been a gruelling campaign.

He …

Munce Breaks Glass in Brisbane Cup

Munce Breaks Glass in Brisbane Cup

11 Jun, 2011

Tullamore wins the Brisbane Cup

Chris Munce has taken out his fifth Brisbane Cup with a dominant staying performance aboard the Gai Waterhouse trained Tullamore.

Tullamore was sent out a $10.00 second favourite behind Glass Harmonium, who was even money, and the two engaged in a two horse war down the Eagle Farm straight.

Gai …

Holland Breaks Back In Sandown Fall

Holland Breaks Back In Sandown Fall

24 Mar, 2011

Melbourne jockey Dean Holland has received horrible news after a fall at Sandown’s Betfair Park on Wednesday.

Holland fell from his ride Count La Za, trained by David Hayes, as he came into the home turn and was rushed to Epworth Hospital by ambulance officers.

Scans have later revealed he has suffered back fractures to …